The following information is provided to address some of the most frequently asked questions about additional resources available in the community. Please note that The BirthPlace does not directly endorse any of the organizations listed below. We are simply offering this information as a service to our expectant and new parents.
I'm on bedrest. Where can I find more information about support services and resources for high-risk pregnancy?
Where can I go to learn about the unique parenting skills needed for multiples?
Where can I get help with installation of my baby's car seat?
I am feeling depressed, worried, exhausted and irritable. Where can I turn for help?
Where can I find breast-feeding support and assistance after I've left the hospital?
Los Angeles breastfeeding directory at www.breastfeedla.org
International lactation consultant association at www.ilca.org
Where can I find access to programs addressing parenting topics and essential information about my baby's health -- and mine?
Is there a community resource for finding mother's helpers, nannies and babysitters?
Connections for Children
How can I join a "Mommy and Me" group in my community?
How do I check on safety recalls of infant and toddler products?
What's the telephone number for the Poison Control Center?
I'm looking for a prenatal or postpartum exercise or yoga class. Any suggestions?